Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman

80% of 15 votes say it's Celiac friendly

2345 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, HI 96761 Directions

Top Reviews


Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

No separate frier but I had the night’s fish special and it was delish.

Not celiac
2 months ago

Very friendly staff. Some gluten free options. The fries are not gluten free. But they have gluten free tacos. The staff seemed knowledgeable

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Previous review said they would cook fries separately. Nope. They will not serve you fries if you tell them you have Celiac! Thank goodness! I had the burger, no bun. No issues.

Gluten Free Features

  • Appetizers
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Cider
  • Cocktails
  • Dessert
  • Salad
  • Tacos

Categories

  • Asian
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant

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Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

They can make their fries in a separate fried and gave me my burger without a bun. Great mai tais too!

Celiac
7 months ago
Celiac friendly

Lovely, knowledgeable staff, delicious food. Definitely not dedicated gf, but I was able to eat! Got Brussels sprouts and fish sandwich with a lettuce wrap instead of the bun and both tested find on my Nima sensor.

Celiac
7 months ago

Staff was well informed on GF options. I felt safe eating the food and was not sick afterwards.

Celiac
11 months ago

Not so great. Grilled mahi mahi on the side of avocado and cucumber salad passed my nima test and was nicely pan grilled if there is such a thing. However the fish tacos which were promised to be GF did not pass and gluten was found. Unfortunately, by that time the kitchen was closed so we had to share the salad and one piece of fish and went without one of our dinners.

Celiac
1 year ago

I’m here right now and don’t understand the previous reviews as they tell me their fryer is NOT dedicated, and the only gf thing they have is fish tacos and chicken wings but they (wings) are spicy.

Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Tried to have lunch here on our vacation. We were encouraged by the positive reviews but disappointed in the menu options and lack of knowledge of gluten issues from the hostess and waitress. Seems the only options were fish tacos (available gluten free just about everywhere) and a salad of sorts with a $14 added fish option. We left and went to the Hula Grill next door where we have eaten countless times with no gluten issues and with better options. Monkey Pod is way over-rated in this diner's opinion. I give it 3 stars because it does have some gluten free options but only three due to the limited choices and lack of knowledge of the staff we encountered.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent fish tacos! Menu isn’t marked with gf but staff knowledgeable and very accommodating.

Celiac
1 year ago

Great fish tacos! Awesome vibe and location!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This place had delightful fish tacos! The fish was zesty and mouth-watering. We could tell they put a lot of effort in it. This is good for people who enjoy fresh, yummy dishes. Highly recommended for a nice dinner out.

1 year ago
Celiac friendly

They didn't have a physical gf menu, but they told me that the fish tacos and salads we're gluten free. It was a little pricey at $20-30 an entree. I had the fish tacos and they were good. They did ask if I was celiac, and took extra precautions.

Celiac
1 year ago

Not a ton of gluten free options, but the waitstaff was very accommodating both times we went. I have Celiac and did not get sick either time, and I loved the fish tacos!

1 year ago
Celiac friendly

My wife is celiac and I’m the supportive husband. It was her first time eating fish tacos and she loved them! Fresh fish makes all the difference. The staff was very knowledge about their menu and made great recommendations for her. Cool little joint.

Celiac
1 year ago

Wow! I was blown away by this place! They do not have a GF menu but their staff was very knowledgeable about what items contained gluten & what they didn't know they went to ask the chef. The food was tasty & their Mai Tai's are supreme (voted best on island for past 5 years)!

Celiac
1 year ago

Fish tacos were great. Server’s knowledge about Celiac iffy. She told me explicitly that the fries were GF but when I questioned her about whether they had a dedicated fryer she had to ask the kitchen and it turned out they only have one fryer.

1 year ago

No actual gluten-free menu, but pretty knowledgeable staff. Had the fish tacos one day and the lobster deviled eggs another. Unfortunately, the poke (and many sauces marinades) are made with regular soy sauce, so not an option. The salads sound good, as do several of the other entrees. And great happy hour...definitely planning to return again during my trip!

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